The Institute for the Study of the Americas, ISA, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in the diverse regions that make up Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
In response to COVID-19 restrictions, you may reach any staff member at ISA via email with your inquiry. We would be happy to answer via email, phone, video chat or set up an appointment to help you.
The Latin American Studies Major offers a deep understanding of diverse cultures and an appreciation of a rich past and present of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Latino Migration Project provides research and educational expertise on Latin American immigration and integration issues including the Building Integrated Communities, the New Roots Oral History and Guanajuato programs.
Translation as Feminist Collaboration
Speaker: Cristina Rivera Garza, Lauren Hook, and Sarah Booker — January 22, 2021
Empire's Workshop Redux
Speaker: Greg Grandin — February 10, 2021
Hold Tight, Don't Let Go: Reading with Laura Wagner
Speaker: Laura Wagner — February 11, 2021
Speaker: Various — February 19, 2021